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Ald. Judy Fiske takes all precincts but Parkes Hall in 1st Ward race

Ald. Judy Fiske takes all precincts but Parkes Hall in 1st Ward race

Patrick Svitek, Managing Editor

April 10, 2013

Ald. Judy Fiske (1st) beat challenger Ed Tivador in every precinct but the one with the polling location on Northwestern's campus, according to full election results released this afternoon. In the first precinct, Parkes Hall,  Tivador received 52 votes and Fiske received 31. Fiske bested Tivador...

New contract for Evanston electricity aggregation comes with energy-saving bonus

New contract for Evanston electricity aggregation comes with energy-saving bonus

Patrick Svitek, Managing Editor

April 10, 2013

Evanston is getting a new gadget courtesy of its next partner in electricity aggregation. The city announced Tuesday its one-year agreement with Verde Energy USA includes a cooling unit that freezes water at night and melts it to cool off an air conditioner compressor during daytime peak hours. The ...

The Rohan Report: Adam Schefter

Rohan Nadkarni, Online Sports Editor

April 10, 2013

ESPN's Adam Schefter (Medill '90) joined The Rohan Report to discuss journalism philosophy and the NFL. Schefter will give a Medill-sponsored talk this afternoon at the McCormick Tribune Center. He appears regularly on ESPN shows, including "SportsCenter." He is the author of four books and has s...

Series to bring Teach for America founder, other speakers to Northwestern

Series to bring Teach for America founder, other speakers to Northwestern

Cat Zakrzewski, Campus Editor

April 10, 2013

The Contemporary Thought Speaker Series announced today it will feature the founder of Teach for America, the director of engineering at Google and an acclaimed author and journalist this spring at three separate events. The series was inspired by former Northwestern Prof. Baker Brownell, who...

Alds. Delores Holmes, Mark Tendam re-elected in landslides

Ciara McCarthy and Jia You

April 9, 2013

Alds. Delores Holmes (5th) and Mark Tendam (6th) beat back challengers Tuesday, handily winning re-election to the Evanston City Council. Holmes, who was challenged by write-in candidate Carlis Sutton, won 338 of the 453 ballots cast, or 75 percent of all votes. Many Northwestern students live in...